Site Map - Physical Security

NRC Strengthens Security at Nuclear Plants

- The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) yesterday approved final rules enhancing and expanding security at the nation's nuclear power reactors.

Two U.S. Labs Working with Deadly Germs Not Secure, Says GAO

- The Associated Press reports that the GAO has criticized security at two U.S. labs that handle the world's deadliest germs.

The Design and Evaluation of Physical Protection Systems, Second Edition

- An expanded second edition of the text that takes a beginner, student, or seasoned security professional step-by-step through the process of designing and evaluating a physical protection system.

Where Criminals Fear to Tread

- Use well-established environmental crime principles to make criminals conclude that it’s too risky to commit crimes on your property.

Draft Security Plans for the World Trade Center Modeled Off London's Ring of Steel

- Critics say the plan will create a traffic nightmare.

Religious Institutions

- Houses of worship aren’t immune to crime and violence, but there are security resources (here and here) out there to keep worshippers looking above rather than around.

House of Worship Security and Training Tips

- Last year's shootings at a Colorado mission and megachurch are a reminder that even houses of worship must address security.

Belgrade Embassy Lacked Proper Setback

- The recently attacked U.S. Embassy in Belgrade did not meet a key security perimeter setback standard, a State Department security official acknowledges. (updated)

U.S. Embassy in Belgrade Attacked

- Protesters angered over Kosovar independence attacked the U.S. Embassy in the Serbian capital of Belgrade today. (updated)

Illinois Campus Shooting Tests Security Plan--Also, Shooter Off Meds But Had No Prior Police Contact

- Yesterday's tragic shooting at Northern Illinois University again highlights the need for schools to have alert plans.

Fear of Parking

- Parking garages can use the principles of crime prevention through environmental design to protect patrons.

U.N. to Investigate Security at its Global Compounds

- The U.N. will review its security protocols after the suicide bombings that rocked the U.N.'s headquarters in Algeria's capital.

Guarded Diplomacy

- The charge of strengthening diplomatic and humanitarian locations is complicated by the need to secure vulnerabilities and ensure that the facilities are welcoming to visitors.

Beyond Print

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